The Jay T. Last Collection of Beverage Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 3,240 printed items advertising beverage
products and related businesses in the United States from the 1840s to the 1940s, with the bulk of the items
spanning from 1850 to 1915. The collection consists largely of lithographed ephemeral items produced for American businesses
affiliated with the manufacture, distribution, and sale of beverages such as coffee, tea, juice, milk, carbonated beverages,
and alcoholic drinks including beer, wine, whiskey, and other liquors.
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